Top 10 awesome movies like The Basketball Diaries that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Basketball Diaries and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Scott Kalvert, Leonardo DiCaprio and Lorraine Bracco . Here goes the list -

  1. Blow
  2. Bully
  3. Boys Don't Cry
  4. Rise of the Footsoldier Part II
  5. The Bling Ring
  6. Monster
  7. The Cross and the Switchblade
  8. Kill the Irishman
  9. A Prayer Before Dawn
  10. Compliance
  1. Blow

    Blow

    The story of George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

    This movie, created by Ted Demme, Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  2. Bully

    Bully

    A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much.

    This movie, created by Larry Clark, Brad Renfro and Bijou Phillips, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  3. Boys Don't Cry

    Boys Don't Cry

    Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.

    This movie, created by Kimberly Peirce, Hilary Swank and Chloë Sevigny, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  4. Rise of the Footsoldier Part II

    Rise of the Footsoldier Part II

    The life of underworld icon Carlton Leach.

    This movie, created by Ricci Harnett, Charlie Heaton and Steven Berkoff, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Youtube, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes and Redbox.

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  5. The Bling Ring

    The Bling Ring

    Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

    This movie, created by Sofia Coppola, Katie Chang and Israel Broussard, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix, Usa Network and Hoopla.

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  6. Monster

    Monster

    Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.

    This movie, created by Patty Jenkins, Charlize Theron and Christina Ricci, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

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  7. The Cross and the Switchblade

    The Cross and the Switchblade

    Crusading minister gets involved in the lives of members of a New York City street gang.

    This movie, created by Don Murray, Pat Boone and Erik Estrada, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  8. Kill the Irishman

    Kill the Irishman

    The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.

    This movie, created by Jonathan Hensleigh, Ray Stevenson and Vincent DOnofrio, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  9. A Prayer Before Dawn

    A Prayer Before Dawn

    The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

    This movie, created by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, Joe Cole and Cherry Miko, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Showtime, Showtime Amazon Channel, Directv and Fubotv.

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  10. Compliance

    Compliance

    A normal Friday service at a fast food restaurant becomes interrupted by a police officer who claims an employee stole from a customer, but something more sinister is going on.

    This movie, created by Craig Zobel, Ann Dowd and Matt Servitto, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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